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Saving and using Mexico’s fantastic #tomato agricultural #biodiversity

Tomatoes have spread into cuisines around the world but most commercial varieties have a narrow genetic base and only grow well in optimum conditions often in greenhouses. As climate changes and interest in the fruit’s nutritional properties grows, drawing on … Continue reading

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China vignettes 5 – Community supported agriculture, agro-ecological farming, participatory plant breeding in maize and rice-duck system in S W China

In late September, I ended up accompanying a group of students from Lancaster University to China again. You can get a flavour of what we saw and did in this video – including the wonderful demonstration of traditional dancing laid … Continue reading

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